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Sunday 27 August 2017 – The New Forest Rattler

The New Forest Rattler Cycling Event is due to take place on Sunday 27th August. 

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Make the glove box the phone box or risk a £200 fine

Hampshire County Council is supporting the national THINK! campaign highlighting the dangers of using mobile phones behind the wheel.

Scam-Alerts

Doorstep Callers – Property Maintenance Work

Hampshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service is warning the public to be wary of cold callers at the door

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Have your say on tackling traffic crime and associated nuisance.

Make your views known to the Hampshire Police and Crime Panel, on efforts by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to tackle traffic crime and associated nuisance.

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New Channel 4 programme shows one way to make life better for elderly, but much more can be done for happiness of older people in care homes

“Let’s leave crocheting to the hipsters, older people want more,” says care home well-being entrepreneur.

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Doorstep/Phone Calls – Solar Panel Device

Be alert to Cold Callers offering a device that allegedly cuts power to solar panels in the event of a fire.

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Helping local business grow

New Forest District Councillors once again added their support to local businesses at their meeting on 2 August.

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Do you know when to call 999?

Help us to help you – only call 999 in an emergency

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UK Cycling Event – 1st July

Please be aware that there will be a large number of cyclists on the roads between the start and finish times.

(L-R: Christopher Tower Reference Library volunteer Patrick Keane, New Forest Knowledge Digitisation Officer Karen Clarke and New Forest Knowledge Project Officer Dr Katharine Walker working in the Library)

Discover the New Forest’s Past at the Christopher Tower Reference Library Open Day

Have you ever wondered what the New Forest looked like 100 years ago?

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Bicycle Thefts

Please be aware that thieves are now targeting bicycles that are attached to the back of vehicles parked in the New Forest, especially in the Forest’s campsites and car parks.

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Microsoft Tech-Support Scammers Using Wannacry Attack To Lure Victims

Action Fraud has received the first reports of Tech-Support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft who are taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack.